Redwood Coast Music Festival 2020 Performing Artist
Grammy Award-Winning Percussionist
Danny Coots is a versatile percussionist who marches to the beat of his own drums! He captures your attention on stage as he radiates equal rhythm throughout his whole body and into his drums. Coots’ style is fluid and fun. It’s easy to “hear” his passion for music transferred into melodic beats of Traditional Jazz.
In 1996 Danny moved to Nashville, Tennessee and has lived there ever since. Danny has recorded extensively in Nashville, New York and L.A. and has appeared in over 100 countries. He has played on over 100 recordings, one of which won a Grammy in 2005.
After moving to Tennessee, Danny joined the Jack Daniel’s Silver Cornet Band for 5 years and helped found the Titan Hot Seven. During this time he played and recorded with Dick Hyman, Houston Person, Bob Wilber, Johnny Varro, Jeff Coffin, Tim Laughlin, Harry Allen, Dave Hungate, Bill Allred, John Allred, Randy Reinhart, Ron Hockett, John Cocuzzi, John Sheridan, Dan Barrett, Vince Giordano, Rebecca Kilgore, Ken Peplowski, Duke Heitger, Neville Dickie, Bob Shultz, Nicki Parrott, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Yve Evans, Chuck Hedges, Warren Vache and Allen Vache to name a few.
VENUE DAY START
Adorni Center Friday 7:30pm
Western Swing Allstars with Elana James
Sequoia Center Friday 10:30pm
Jonathan Doyle Swingtet
Morris Graves Saturday 1:30pm
Charlie Halloran & His Calypsonians